Category Archives: lecture

Lecture by glass artist Mary Bates Neubauer at U of L

U of L’s Hite Art Institute is presenting “Data Streams in Sculpture and Public Art” by Mary Bates Neubauer on Wednesday, March 5 from 6-8 p.m. Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.

John Shore @ St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church

Feb. 22-23 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 330 N. Hubbards Lane • Free; 7 p.m. (Feb. 22), 11 a.m. (Feb. 23) If you think John Shore is just another namby-pamby “Christian speaker,” then please ponder, if you will, this quote from his column in Huffington Post: “… in the minds of a lot of people, […]

Eddie Bernard of Wet Dog Glass at Cressman

Eddie Bernard, founder of Wet Dog Glass, will be at U ofL’s Hite Art Institute Cressman Center, 100 East Main St., on Tuesday, Feb. 18. He will give a lecture at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. 852-6794.      

Weekend visual art events

University of Louisville fine arts professor John Whitesell will give a free public talk on Sunday, Feb. 16 about his 40-year retrospective exhibition at the Hite Art Institute. Whitesell’s gallery talk and reception will begin at 2 p.m. and will include a question-and-answer session. The “In Retrospect: John Whitesell Four Decades” exhibit is on display […]

“Public Spaces” lecture by Marc Pottier at Kentucky Center

The Speed Art Museum is hosting a new lecture series featuring international speakers from the modern art world on the “The Contemporary Art Park.” The first speaker is Marc Pottier talking on “Public Spaces” on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Center. Free for Speed members, $25 general admission, $10 students. For […]

Maxine Brown to speak on the African American Heritage Trail at Carnegie

Pre-registration required. On Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 12-1 p.m. at the Carnegie Center for Art and History, Maxine F. Brown will present the program “Gateway to Freedom: Southern Indiana Blazes an African American Heritage Trail,” as part of the Carnegie Center’s Lunch & Learn series. Brown will talk about the project she led that resulted […]

Weekend visual art events

New paintings by Tony Saladino are at the B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, from Feb. 8-March 11. PYRO Gallery, in conjunction with its 10 anniversary exhibitions, is hosting “10 Years: Still on Fire — what it takes to keep it burning” panel discussion on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. Panelists include John Begley, […]

Speed’s “Public Spaces” by Marc Pottier at Kentucky Center

Tickets on sale now. In anticipation of their upcoming Cressman Art Park and Piazza, the Speed Art Museum is hosting a new lecture series with speakers discussing contemporary art parks. The first is {Public Spaces” by Marc Pottier on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Center. Free for Speed Museum members, $25 […]

‘The Vagina Monologues’ @ U of L’s Playhouse

Feb. 6-8 U of L’s Playhouse 1911 S. Third St. $8-$10; 8 p.m. As part of U of L’s participation in V-Day, a global movement that seeks to end violence against women, students and guest celebs will perform Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues.” Organized by Prevention, Education and Advocacy on Campus and […]

Patrick Donley is next LVAA “Food for Thought” speaker

Reservations required by Friday, Feb. 7. Patrick Donley is the Louisville Visual Art Association’s next “Food For Thought Lunch & Learn” speaker on Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 12-1:30 p.m. Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd. $25 LVAA members, $35 non-members (includes lunch, dessert and beverages). Walk-ins welcome after 12:30 p.m. (no lunch) for $10. For […]

Weekender: Jan. 17-19

The Range Friday, Jan. 17 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. $5-$7; 11 p.m. Any chump can turn out a generic dance record now, and many do. The ones who rise above and get proper respect try to push the expected borders of the field, and The Range is earning his keep. Known to his […]

Talk on Falls of the Ohio at Carnegie Center

Pre-registration required. The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “Falls of the Ohio: Unique in the World” with Alan Goldstein, Falls of the Ohio State Park, on Tuesday Jan. 21, from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St., New […]

Weekender: Dec. 6 – 8

Kathleen Lolley Friday, Dec. 6 WHY Louisville 806 E. Market St. Free; 5 p.m. Artist Kathleen Lolley was a star, especially locally, as soon as she began showing her paintings a decade ago. Since then, the CalArts graduate has become even more well-known internationally, showing in bigger cities and selling to Hollywood stars. The […]

Next Food for Thought with Susanna Crum & Rudy Salgado Jr.

Reservations required. The Louisville Visual Art Association’s next “Food for Thought” is with artists Susanna Crum and Rudy Salgado Jr. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd. $25 LVAA members, $35 non-members. Pre-paid reservations must be made by Friday, Dec. 6; call 502-584-8166, ext. 100 for reservations. […]

Eero Saarinen exhibition at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 502-589-0102, 715 W. Main St., is showing “Eero Saarinen: A Reputation for Innovation” through Jan. 19. There will be a member preview party on Friday, Nov. 22 from 5-7 p.m. followed by a lecture by curator Mina Marefat from 7-8 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 23, Marefat will lead […]

‘Why the Past Won’t Go Away’ @ U of L

Wednesday, Nov. 20 U of L Swain Student Activities Center Free; 5:30 p.m. If you don’t know your past, you won’t fully understand your present. Tonight, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will bring this message during the seventh annual Anne […]

“Exploring Utopia” lecture at Carnegie

Pre-registration is required. The Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, is presenting the program “Exploring Utopia: New Harmony on the Wabash” with Dr. John R. Hale on Monday, Nov. 25 from 12-1:30 p.m. Dr. Hale is an archaeologist and the Director of Liberal Studies at the University of […]

“But Is It Really Mary Lincoln’s Hat?” lecture at Carnegie

Registration required. The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “But Is It Really Mary Lincoln’s Hat?” with historian Janene Zaccone. Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 12-1 p.m. Free but registration is required (812-944-7336). 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany.    

“The Ephemeral, The Fleeting” at McGrath Gallery

“The Ephemeral, The Fleeting” at is at the McGrath Gallery at Bellarmine University. The opening reception is Friday, Nov. 8 at 4:30-6:30 p.m. There are two panel discussions on Friday, Nov. 8: “Ephemeral Art: A Curator’s Perspective” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and “Ephemera and Objecthood” from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Both are in Hillary’s Cafe, Horrigan Hall, […]

“The Ephemeral, The Evolving” at Barr Gallery

“The Ephemeral, The Evolving” is at Barr Gallery at IUS with the opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 4:15-6 p.m. There is also a panel discussion “Moments and Methods” on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 2:15-4:15 p.m. in the Ogle Center Recital Hall. For more information, visit